Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with an above-average standing.

Additional Admission Requirements

The Department will recommend on the acceptability of an applicant for admission to the program and may require the applicant to do specific remedial course work to meet the program requirements.

Degree Requirements

Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 16 credits.

Please see the Engineering Courses page for course descriptions.

Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate (16 credits)

12

credits of Core Courses chosen from one of the following core areas of concentration:

Industrial Waste Management Core (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)
Environmental Auditing Core (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)
Modelling in Environmental Systems Core (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)

4

credits of Elective Courses, with one course chosen from the lists below or other courses offered by the department:

Industrial Waste Management Electives (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)
Environmental Auditing Electives (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)
Modelling in Environmental Systems Electives (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)

Notes:

-Core courses for which credits have been credited to another certificate or program must be replaced by elective courses in the area of concentration or by other courses on special permission.

-The program can be completed in one year. Students with high standing in their bachelor program and whose academic records satisfy the requirements for good standing in the Master’s Program in Civil Engineering may apply for transfer to the Master’s program.

Industrial Waste Management Core

CIVI 6611 Environmental Engineering (4.00)
CIVI 6481 Sustainable Management of Industrial Waste (4.00)
ENGR 6971 Project and Report I (4.00)

Environmental Auditing Core

CIVI 6491 Engineering Aspects of Site Remediation (4.00)
CIVI 6661 Environmental Impact Assessment (4.00)
CIVI 6671 Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Environment (4.00)

Modelling in Environmental Systems Core (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)

CIVI 6601 Modelling in Building and Environmental Engineering (4.00)
CIVI 6651 Water Pollution and Control (4.00)
CIVI 6611 Environmental Engineering (4.00)

Industrial Waste Management Electives (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)

CIVI 6641 Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering (4.00)
CIVI 6491 Engineering Aspects of Site Remediation (4.00)
CIVI 6621 Engineering Aspects of Biological Treatment of Water and Air (4.00)
CIVI 6631 Hazardous Material Management and Transportation (4.00)
CIVI 6651 Water Pollution and Control (4.00)

Environmental Auditing Electives (Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate)

CIVI 6481 Sustainable Management of Industrial Waste (4.00)
CIVI 6631 Hazardous Material Management and Transportation (4.00)
POLI 605 Environmental Policy and Governance (3.00)

Modelling in Environmental Systems Electives

CIVI 6671 Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Environment (4.00)
CIVI 6661 Environmental Impact Assessment (4.00)
CIVI 6491 Engineering Aspects of Site Remediation (4.00)
CIVI 6621 Engineering Aspects of Biological Treatment of Water and Air (4.00)
CIVI 6641 Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering (4.00)
BLDG 6721 Building Acoustics (4.00)

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
    Program Specific Requirments. An Assessment Grade Point Average (AGPA) of at least 2.70 based on a minimum of 8 credits is required.
  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulation page for further details regarding the Time Limits.
  3. Graduation. To be eligible to graduate, students must have obtained a CGPA of at least 2.70.
  4. The program can be completed in one year. Students with high standing in their bachelor program and whose academic records satisfy the requirements for good standing in the Master’s Program in Civil Engineering may apply for transfer to the Master’s program.

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